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person you'd expect. here's don teague with that story. >> reporter: a surveillance video captured the shooting rampage in the days following the september 11 terror attacks. mark stroman, a white supremacist, wanted revenge so he went to three dallas-area convenience stores and shot three clerks who he thought were muslims. >> he did it out of love, rage and stupidity. >> reporter: stroman was convicted of murder and sentenced to death. >> my split second of hate and anger of 9/11 has caused many people lifetimes of pain and i regret that to this day. >> reporter: stroman will be executed by lethal injection on wednesday unless rais buiyan has his way. >> please show mercy. please. spare of life of mark stroman. >> reporter: he's campaigning to commute stroman's sentence to life without parole. >> i'm praying god to spare his life, to give him a chance. we all make mistakes as a human being. >> reporter: what set this is death penalty opponent apart is that buiyan is the sole survivor of stroman's killing spree. >> i didn't know if i was still alive. i looked down at the floor and
! >> just about every baseball fan who attends a game hopes to catch ball in the stands, but don teague reports that last night in arlington, texas, tragedy struck at the rangers' game. it was the second inning when 39-year-old shannon stone tried to catch a ball tossed into the stands by player. he lost his balance and as his young son looked on fell over the railing, plunging 20 feet on to the pavement below. >> his son cried out "daddy," and my husband grabbed boy so he wouldn't see it because he was calling for his dad. >> reporter: stone, who died about an hour later, was a firefighter in brownwood, texas. his family said he went to the game specifically hoping to catch a ball, even stopping on the way to buy his son a new glove. outfielder josh hamilton, who tossed the foul ball to stone, was stone's favorite player, and he's distraught. >> it's pretty surreal. it brings things into perspective how quickly lives can change. in the blink of an eye. and very unexpectedly. >> reporter: players throwing balls into the stands is common in baseball. today the rangers said the railing th
. cbs news correspondent don teague visited one little texas town that laid off its entire police force. >> reporter: just outside the east texas town of alto, population 1200, charles barron has plenty of time to care for his cattle. >> they're real healthy. i take good care of them. >> reporter: actually, he has too much time. because barron, the town's police chief, no longer has a police department to run. the patrol cars are locked in an impound lot. the police station is locked, except when barron stops in to check the mail, and all five police officers, including the chief, are unemployed, after the city council cut the police budget to zero. >> they put a bull's-eye target on law enforcement, police departments, and police departments only. >> reporter: the council furloughed the police department for at least six months to make up for a $185,000 budget deficit. some said the police hadn't raised enough money issuing tickets. >> there've been accusations that the police department wasn't generating enough revenue. well police departments are not revenue generators. >> reporter:
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